Obituaries 03-10-2016

Jean Boudrow Hardwick Hansen

Telephone co. retiree & Winthrop Elks member

Jean Boudrow Hardwick Hansen died on March 8 after suffering several years with dementia.

She was born in East Boston on March 5, 1936 and lived most of her life in Winthrop. She died in Franklin, TN, where she lived since 2010 to be near her children.

Jean worked for the phone company in Boston for 35 years and was a member of the Winthrop Lodge of Elks and also of Lodge 72 in Franklin, TN, where she was a fan of karaoke. She was known for her rendition of MY WAY and sang it one last time at her 80th birthday party given by her family.

She leaves behind her family: Joni and Lance Maliszewski of Franklin, TN, Jill Stevens of Brentwood, TN, and June and Arty Broyles of Thompson Station, TN, as well as four grandchildren: Alison and her husband, Noah Brooks, Dana and her husband, Micah McGowan, Shelby Stevens and Austin Broyles. She also leaves her brothers, Alvin and Kenneth Boudrow and sister Carol Fitzgerald, all of Winthrop. She was pre-deceased by her parents, Alice and Philip Boudrow, her twin brother, John Boudrow, her former husband, James Hardwick, and her husband, Robert Hansen. She also leaves behind many nieces, nephews, and friends.

A memorial service will be held in Winthrop at a later date.

The family would like to thank Grace Health Care and Avalon Hospice for their tender loving care in Mom’s last days. Donations may be made in her memory to Avalon Hospice, 2525 Perimeter Drive, Suite 105, Nashville, TN 37214.

Sebastian ‘Sonny’ Paci

Retired insurance underwriter

Sebastian “Sonny” Paci of Beachview Street, East Boston passed away at the Hanover Hill Nursing Home in Manchester, New Hampshire on March 8. He was 86 years old.

Born in Boston, the beloved son of the late Lucy (Foti) and Victor Paci, he was a resident of the West End, East Boston and Woburn and a US Army veteran of the Korean War. After his honorable discharge, he attended Boston College and was a very active alumni over the years. Prior to his retirement, he was employed as an insurance underwriter for many years. As well as being known as “Sonny,” he was also known as “Doc” and “Jim” to his family and friends.

He was the devoted husband of the late Eleanor P. (Timbone) and the dear brother of Joseph Paci of New Orleans and the late Verna Tallini. He is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and cousins.

Family and friends are cordially invited to attend the visitation from the Ernest P. Caggiano and Son-O’Maley Funeral Home, Winthrop on Friday, March 11 from 4 to 8 p.m. The funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Saturday, March 12 at 11 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. John the Evangelist Church, 320 Winthrop St., Winthrop at 12 noon. Interment will follow the mass in the Cross Street section of Winthrop Cemetery.

For directions or to sign the online guestbook go to

Henry Carlisle

Retired Arlington Police Dept. employee

Henry R. Carlisle of Walden Street, Winthrop passed away suddenly at home on March 7. He was 70 years old.

Born in Boston, the beloved son of the late Jack and Evelyn Carlisle, he was a resident of Arlington for many years. He enlisted in the US Air Force during Vietnam and after his honorable discharge, he went on to work for the Arlington Police Department until his retirement.

He was the loving father of Robert Carlisle and his wife, Dawn of Winthrop and Jason Carlisle and his wife, Jessica of North Carolina; the dear brother of Janet Meaney, Jack Carlisle and Nancy Carlisle and the cherished grandfather of Serena.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Ernest P. Caggiano and Son-O’Maley Funeral Home. A private interment service was held at the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne. To sign the online guestbook go to

John Previte

Retired property manager

John P. Previte, a 40 year resident of Wakefield, formerly of Winthrop, passed away March 3 at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He was 71 years old.

Born in Winthrop on February 7, 1945, the son of the late Matthew and Frances (Lagana) Previte, John was a graduate of Winthrop High School, Class of 1963. He later graduated from Bentley College and retired as a property manager for PMS Realty. He enjoyed coaching little league baseball for 20 years and soccer for 40 years, coaching in Wakefield for over 20 years. He enjoyed gardening and golfing and was also a car enthusiast with many antique cars over the years.

John was the husband of Patricia A. (Rouillard) of Manahawkin, NJ; the loving father of Angelique Mullarkey and her husband, Jim of Scituate; the brother of Grace Magoon and her husband, Warren of Wakefield. He is also survived by his grandson, John Mullarkey and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the McDonald Funeral Home, Wakefield. Interment was in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody.

John Farmer

Member of Winthrop Elks, VFW,

and American Legion

John E. Farmer, a longtime resident of Winthrop, passed away on March 4 after a long illness. He was 88 years old.

Born in Boston, the son of the late John and Hannah (Sullivan) Farmer, he attended Saint Mary’s Star of the Sea School in Boston and studied mechanical arts at Boston University. He was later employed at General Electric and Sears & Roebuck.

During World War II he served in the US Navy. He was a member of the Winthrop Elks, VFW and American Legion Post.

Mr. Farmer is survived by his wife, Lorraine (Benoit) of Winthrop; a son, John F. Farmer of Leominster; two grandchildren, Alana and Nicholas and his companion, Lindsey and one great grandchild, Alexia Farmer. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Joseph R. Frazier Funeral Home in Winthrop. Interment was private. The family has requested that expressions of sympathy in John’s memory be donated to a charity of your choice.

David Walter Pyne


David Walter Pyne of Bonita Springs, Florida died peacefully on Tuesday, February 9. He was 74 years old.

Born and raised in Winthrop, he enjoyed spending time with family, studying history, boating, playing the guitar, weather and the great outdoors. Sailing out of Cottage Park Yacht Club as a boy, he won numerous awards alongside his two brothers, Edmund and Richard.   He worked his way through College and Law School as a Yacht Captain of a 50’ Chris Craft, “ Sno Top,” owned by F.E. Daddario Corp. This experience eventually brought him to settle on the Cape.

A Boston College “Triple Eagle,”,David graduated from Boston College High School and received his Bachelor’s Degree from Boston College, Cum Laude, Class of 1963. He graduated from Boston College Law School, Class of 1966, and was admitted to the Massachusetts Bar as a practicing trial attorney in the same year.

David started his law career in the fall of 1966 with Katz, Kaplan & Latti in Boston representing injured fishermen and longshoremen in Federal and State Courts. He then pursued an opportunity with Kentucky Fried Chicken as House Counsel, representing several franchises in Massachusetts.

In the spring of 1970, David opened his own General Practice in Hyannis with an emphasis on domestic relations. Believing that everyone should receive fair representation, he performed many cases Pro Bono. In 1977, he was appointed as the 4th County Commissioner of Barnstable County and served as County Counsel for 15 years.

In May of 1992, he was admitted to the Florida Bar. Shortly thereafter, he suffered a severe stroke causing permanent left side paralysis and blindness.   His strong will and positive outlook on life allowed him to overcome his disabilities and live with his physical challenges until his passing.

He was predeceased by his parents Rosemary E (Dickinson) Pyne and Charles F Pyne, his sister Rosemary (Pyne) Burns and his brother Richard Pyne. He is survived by two sons Mark Anthony and his wife, Melanie of Baltimore, MD and Derek Charles of Bonita Springs, FL and one grandson, Ethan Raymond Pyne. He is also survived by his brother Edmund and his wife, Marita Pyne, sisters Marita Pyne, Andrea and her husband, Peter Farquhar, Bernadette and her husband, John Gibson and several nieces and nephews.

The Pyne family would like to express gratitude to all the people and organizations that cared for him over the years.

A memorial mass will be held on Thursday, June 30 at 11:30 a.m. at St John the Evangelist, Winthrop. In lieu of flowers, a donation in his name can please be sent to: Our Lady of Light Catholic Community’s Bell Tower project: Please insert “In memory of David Pyne” in the comments section.

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